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#JLF2019 – Experiencing India’s Biggest Literature Festival

I’m a bibliophile. A proud one at that. I love reading books, and spending time in the world of books. When it comes to literature festivals, I’ve usually stayed within my city of Bangalore, but when my bookish twin DDS of Bookish Indulgences suggested we visit the biggest literature festival in India, the Jaipur Lit Fest (JLF), I had no hesitation to agree. To do so was one of my bucket list items, and to do so with her for company would be a brilliant experience.

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Book Review: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, by Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows

Some books demand my attention just by the title. This is one such. The moment I read the title, I was curious to know what the hell is a “potato peel pie” and why is it part of a literary society’s name. As it turned out, Juliet Ashton was curious too.

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Book Review: The Hate U Give, by Angie Thomas

You can’t help but be riveted by a read that’s fictional yet quite closely rooted in reality. This book talks on the Black Lives Matter movement. I didn’t know what that was so it was good to learn about it. But focusing on the fictional story, it’s the story of a black teenager Starr, how her life is affected by one event, the shooting of her friend Khalil by a white cop, which she witnessed.

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